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Morgan County Fair judge offers tips to kids on how to win

Ft. Morgan Times — The 4-H kids and teens who raised hogs for the showmanship competition got a bit of a treat during Monday’s competition when the judge offered them advice on how to win during the show. Swine judge … Continue reading

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Govt. solution to flooded basements, pumping OK just not for dying crops

by Jack Minor—   In the latest twist in the issue around Weld farmers requesting to pump groundwater to save their crops and help lower excessively high groundwater levels, a government official said farmers can pump all day long to … Continue reading

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Gardner says proposed farm regs show Washington needs reality check

by Matt Lacy — Congressman Cory Gardner has said that proposed regulations by the federal government that would bar young people from operating farm equipment shows that Washington needs a reality check “You get somebody who doesn’t understand agriculture and … Continue reading

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Bill preventing EPA from regulating farm dust passes House

by Jack Minor – A bill to prevent the EPA from regulating farm dust that was co-sponsored by Rep. Cory Gardner, passed the house on a largely party line vote. The bill prevented the Environmental Protection Agency from issuing any … Continue reading

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Conway tells Bennet staffer: Stop war on our community banks

Story and Photo By Jack Minor At a recent forum on agriculture Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway had some sharp words for a Senate staffer asking her boss to lay off local community banks. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and … Continue reading

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